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Doctor insights on: Can Ovarian Cysts Be Mistaken For Being Pregnant

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Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Cyst in pregnancy: Yes it is safe to get pregnant with an ovarian cyst. Generally, they shrink in pregnancy. Some will persist. Ultrasound will help distinguish cysts that should be closely watched in pregnancy. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Can I get pregnant with an ovarian cyst?

Can I get pregnant with an ovarian cyst?

Yes: An ovarian cyst is an egg that could not ovulat or be kicked out of the ovary. The estrogen must rise to a high enough level to kick the egg out if it does not the egg sits there and develops a lot of fluid and will eventually rupture. But each cycle to have another mature egg ...Read more

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How can i get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

How can i get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Unprotected sex: Ovarian cysts don't preclude pregnancy, so if you don't want to get pregnant, make sure you use some form of contraception. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cysts/basics/definition/con-20019937 for more info. ...Read more

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Could i get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst ?

Could i get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst ?

Usually yes: As long as the cyst is benign like a functional cyst. If it's consistent with endometriosis or another type of benign tumor then the chances may be decreased. ...Read more

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Removed ovarian cyst, can I still get pregnant?

Removed ovarian cyst, can I still get pregnant?

Yes: Ovarian cysts are an overgrowth of one part of the ovary. The ovary is usually still capable of ovulating after cyst removal. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be pregnant when having ovarian cyst?

Is it possible to be pregnant when having ovarian cyst?

Yes: In fact, there is supposed to be a cyst (called a corpus luteum) that produces hormones early in the pregnancy until the developing embryonic tissue can take over. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. James Lin
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more